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Full Reference Details: An Oral History interview with Horace Sankey.
Horace Sankey
An Oral History interview with Horace Sankey.
Photgraph of Horace Sankey taken during the Oral History interview.
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Reference Information
Archaeological Period Modern AD 1900-present
Authors Roger Kitchen.
Publication Date 08/02/2005
Landshape Zone Leicestershire and Derbyshire Coalfield
Parish Ashby Woulds
Location Albert Village, Leicestershire,
Event Start Date 1942
Event End Date 2005
Location of Original Originals held with The National Forest Company.
Reference LANt002
Detailed Description "I only moved a mile in all me life"... Horace Sankey - a local man through and through. Horace tells us about his lifelong input into the local political scene and diverts the listener with anecdotes about his time as a district, parish and county councillor, as well as an active participant in the National Union of Mineworkers. He talks about the dereliction and subsequent regeneration of the Swadlincote and Ashby Woulds areas. In this colourful recording Horace tells us of his memories of his childhood days playing in the fields in Overseal, his interest in social history, the Ashby canal, railway system and clay industry. The transcript of the full interview is available to read with this contribution, whilst the audio file is a small clip taken from the original recording.

Subsidary Data for Heard, Written and Remembered
Type Verbal Recollections